Boston Celtics hire Scott Morrison
Scott Morrison has been named an assistant coach for the Boston Celtics.
The Atlantic Division champions have announced on June 20 they will bring Morrison on full time to be apart of their coaching staff behind head coach Brad Stevens.
The Morell, P.E.I. native has been the head coach for the Maine Red Claws since 2014. Morrison, in three seasons, is the all time winningest coach in Red Claws history with a record of 95-55.
In his first season with the Celtic’s D-League affiliate Red Claws, Morrison was named the NBA D-League coach of the year when his team finished with a franchise best 35-15 finish.
The Celtics called Morrison up as an assistant coach this year during their playoff run.
Prior to coaching the Red Claws, Morrison led the Lakehead Thunderwolves to four straight CIS Final 8 appearances.
Morrison spent eleven years with the Thunderwolves taking them from the worst team in the nation in 2006 to a perennial top five program from 2008 to 2013.
The Thunderwolves captured The Wilson Cup in 2011, which is their first OUA championship. Morrison was also named the 2010 OUA Conference Coach of the Year.
Morrison was hired as an assistant coach in 2012 for the Canadian National Junior Team.